The table below looks at the statistics for STL skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited STL over the 3 months to 22 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Standard Template Library (STL)
England / London
Rank 334 375 361
Rank change year-on-year
+41 -14
Contract jobs citing STL 74 40 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.39% 0.19% 0.29%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.12% 0.59% 0.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 22 40
Median daily rate £575 £588 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.12% +6.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £478 £499
10% offered a daily rate of more than £800 £725 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £41.50
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -3.61%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the London region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
6623 6742 6379
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 34.63% 32.19% 30.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 4970 5034 4789
Median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 41 32
Median hourly rate £45.00 £47.83 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.91% +27.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £24.23 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £55.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £38.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +13.43%

STL
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the London region citing STL as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

STL Jobs Demand Trend in London

STL
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing STL across the London region.

STL Daily Rate Trend in London

STL
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing STL across the London region over the 3 months to 22 January 2017.

STL Daily Rate Histogram in London

STL
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing STL across the London region.

STL Hourly Rate Trend in London

STL
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing STL within the London region over the 3 months to 22 January 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +1 11 £650 +4.00% 6
Hillingdon - 2 £375 -
Docklands, London - 1 £543 -
Canary Wharf - 1 - -
STL
England

STL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing STL also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region with a requirement for STL.

1 117 (98.32%) C++
2 80 (67.23%) Unix
3 76 (63.87%) SQL
4 64 (53.78%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 61 (51.26%) Multithreading
6 52 (43.70%) Oracle
7 51 (42.86%) Electronic Trading
8 46 (38.66%) Low Latency
9 44 (36.97%) Linux
10 42 (35.29%) Software Engineering
11 41 (34.45%) Perl
12 40 (33.61%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 40 (33.61%) Algorithmic Trading
13 36 (30.25%) Banking
14 35 (29.41%) Python
15 34 (28.57%) OO
15 34 (28.57%) Release Management
16 31 (26.05%) OLTP
17 30 (25.21%) Front Office
18 29 (24.37%) Risk Management
18 29 (24.37%) Finance
19 27 (22.69%) SDLC
20 26 (21.85%) Algorithms
21 24 (20.17%) Oracle Database
21 24 (20.17%) Database Tuning
22 21 (17.65%) High Availability
23 20 (16.81%) Investment Banking
24 19 (15.97%) Multithreaded Programming
25 18 (15.13%) Solace
25 18 (15.13%) Java

STL
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 2 (1.68%) MS Excel
1 2 (1.68%) MS PowerPoint
1 2 (1.68%) MS Project
1 2 (1.68%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.84%) Summit
1 1 (0.84%) SunGard Martini
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (26.05%) OLTP
2 24 (20.17%) Oracle Database
3 4 (3.36%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.84%) KDB
4 1 (0.84%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.84%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (1.68%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.84%) Oracle APEX
General
1 36 (30.25%) Banking
2 30 (25.21%) Front Office
3 29 (24.37%) Finance
4 20 (16.81%) Investment Banking
5 4 (3.36%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.68%) Back Office
6 2 (1.68%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 115 (96.64%) Developer
2 114 (95.80%) C++ Developer
3 17 (14.29%) Low Latency C++ Developer
4 15 (12.61%) Electronic Trading C++ Developer
4 15 (12.61%) Electronic Trading Developer
5 11 (9.24%) Unix Developer
6 10 (8.40%) C++/Java Developer
6 10 (8.40%) Java Developer
7 9 (7.56%) Investment Banking C++ Developer
8 3 (2.52%) Oracle Developer
9 2 (1.68%) Algorithmic Trading Developer
9 2 (1.68%) C++ Developer - Algorithmic Trading
9 2 (1.68%) C++ Programmer
9 2 (1.68%) DevOps Manager
9 2 (1.68%) E-Commerce Developer
9 2 (1.68%) Front Office C++ Developer
9 2 (1.68%) Front Office Developer
9 2 (1.68%) Programmer
9 2 (1.68%) Project Manager
9 2 (1.68%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (53.78%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 17 (14.29%) XML
3 14 (11.76%) Middleware
4 13 (10.92%) Swing
5 9 (7.56%) CSS
5 9 (7.56%) EJB
5 9 (7.56%) HTML
5 9 (7.56%) J2EE
5 9 (7.56%) JSP
5 9 (7.56%) Web Services
5 9 (7.56%) XML Schema
5 9 (7.56%) XSLT
6 3 (2.52%) CORBA
7 1 (0.84%) FIX Protocol
7 1 (0.84%) RESTful
7 1 (0.84%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 40 (33.61%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 26 (21.85%) Algorithms
3 12 (10.08%) Fixed Income
3 12 (10.08%) N-Tier
4 5 (4.20%) Computer Science
4 5 (4.20%) Derivative
5 4 (3.36%) Market Risk
5 4 (3.36%) Mathematics
6 3 (2.52%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (2.52%) Virtual Team
7 2 (1.68%) Grid Computing
8 1 (0.84%) Credit Derivative
8 1 (0.84%) Credit Risk
8 1 (0.84%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.84%) Equities
8 1 (0.84%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.84%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 80 (67.23%) Unix
2 44 (36.97%) Linux
3 14 (11.76%) Solaris
4 7 (5.88%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (51.26%) Multithreading
2 51 (42.86%) Electronic Trading
3 46 (38.66%) Low Latency
4 42 (35.29%) Software Engineering
5 40 (33.61%) Algorithmic Trading
6 34 (28.57%) OO
6 34 (28.57%) Release Management
7 29 (24.37%) Risk Management
8 27 (22.69%) SDLC
9 24 (20.17%) Database Tuning
10 21 (17.65%) High Availability
11 19 (15.97%) Multithreaded Programming
12 15 (12.61%) Agile Software Development
13 14 (11.76%) E-Commerce
14 13 (10.92%) UML
15 9 (7.56%) Regression Testing
16 8 (6.72%) Unit Testing
17 7 (5.88%) High-Frequency Trading
18 6 (5.04%) Validation
19 3 (2.52%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 117 (98.32%) C++
2 76 (63.87%) SQL
3 41 (34.45%) Perl
4 35 (29.41%) Python
5 18 (15.13%) Java
6 9 (7.56%) JavaScript
7 8 (6.72%) Shell Script
8 2 (1.68%) C#
8 2 (1.68%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (13.45%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (12.61%) MiFID
Vendors
1 52 (43.70%) Oracle
2 18 (15.13%) Solace
3 11 (9.24%) TIBCO
4 9 (7.56%) Cognizant
5 5 (4.20%) Talarian
6 2 (1.68%) Bloomberg
6 2 (1.68%) Reuters
6 2 (1.68%) SmartStream
6 2 (1.68%) Thunderhead
7 1 (0.84%) SunGard
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